Advanced Rate Limiting

Highly Configurable Protection Against Automated Threats

Advanced Rate Limiting is an integral component of Edgio WAF, and part of our holistic Web Application and API Protection (WAAP) solution.

How We Help?

Boosts Security Without Sacrificing Performance

Edgio’s Advanced Rate Limiting provides granular control to prevent enumeration attacks and other undesired automated traffic on your applications and APIs. Rate limiting is an essential part of any modern cybersecurity strategy and provides mitigation controls for a wide range of use cases including fraud, API abuse, DDoS attacks and more.


Fraud and Abuse

Advanced Rate Limiting features help organizations mitigate a wide range of fraud and abuse use cases.

Rate Rules

Application DDoS

Advanced Rate Limiting provides application DDoS protection, not only against the largest volumetric attacks but also against “low and slow” attacks that might otherwise pass under the radar.


Granular Control


Custom Responses

Have the ability to define response to requests that exceed your custom threshold.


Observability and Analytics

Gain insights into traffic patterns and requests on your site and APIs. View both high level and detail event data on requests that triggered your rate limiting rules.

Why Edgio Security?

Control, Secure, And Monitor Your Application

Modern edge security combined with Edgio’s unique dual WAAP configuration, provides true defense-in-depth against a wide range of threats targeting web applications and APIs. Edgio is proud to provide holistic Web Application and API Protection, delivered from the edge in one single console, simplifying security for all of our customers

Award Winning Platform

NAB Product of the Year Award 2024
Edge Platform Leader & Outperformer in GigaOM Radar
Global Infosec Award 2024

Customer Success Stories

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“With the addition of Edgio’s Security solutions, we now have greater visibility on potential vulnerabilities, fewer false positives, and the speed required to deploy new rules and address attempted attacks efficiently and effectively.”

– Kent Zimmerman, VP, eCommerce & CRM

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“Edgio helped us unite technology, processes, and people. The results speak for themselves. Edgio delivered.”

– Mandeep Bhatia VP of Global Digital Product and Omnichannel Innovation

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“High-quality viewing experience is critically important to us. With Edgio, we were able to move from an on-prem solution to a fully cloud-based solution without losing any control.”​

– John McCauley, VP Marketing & Media

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“We moved from Akamai because Edgio offered substantially better tools, pricing, and support. The platform is extremely reliable and robust, and your support team is quick to respond and resolve any issue. Edgio is just a better experience all around.”​

– Kyle Rao, President